Inland flood hazards : human, riparian, and aquatic communities [E-Book] / edited by Ellen E. Wohl.
Wohl, Ellen E., (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2000
1 online resource (xiii, 498 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Inland flood hazards / Ellen E. Wohl
  • Hydroclimatology of meteorologic floods / K.K. Hirschboeck, L.L. Ely, and R.A. Maddox
  • Floods from natural and artificial dam failures / Daniel A. Cenderelli
  • Anthropogenic impacts on flood hazards / Ellen E. Wohl
  • Inundation hydrology / Leal A.K. Mertes
  • Geomorphic effects of floods / Ellen E. Wohl
  • Contaminant transport hazards during flooding / Jim B. Finley
  • Floods, flood control, and bottomland vegetation / Jonathan M. Friedman and Gregor T. Auble
  • Flooding and aquatic ecosystems / Richard S. Wydoski and Edmund J. Wick
  • The effects of variable river flow on human communities / Dorothy Merritts
  • Predicition and modeling of flood hydrology and hydraulics / Jorge A. Ramírez
  • Flood frequency analysis and statistical estimation of flood risk / Jery R. Stedinger
  • Paleoflood hydrology and the estimation of extreme floods / Victor R. Baker
  • Comparison of flood management strategies / Chester C. Watson and David S. Biedenharn
  • Nonstructural mitigation of flood hazards / Eve Gruntfest
  • Planning for flow requirements to sustain stream biota / Clair B. Stalnaker and Edmund J. Wick
  • Cultural perspectives of flooding / Melinda J. Laituri
  • Urban planning for flood hazards, risk, and vulnerability / Douglas Hamilton and Alejandro Joaquin
  • Floods in the 21st century / Ellen E. Wohl.